Taverna Tsambala

Taverna Tsambala

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Hours
Sun
10:00 - 22:00
Mon
10:00 - 13:0017:00 - 0:00
Wed
10:00 - 13:0017:00 - 0:00
Thu
10:00 - 13:0017:00 - 0:00
Fri
10:00 - 13:0017:00 - 0:00
Sat
10:00 - 13:0017:00 - 0:00
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Ratings and reviews
4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles

RATINGS
Food
4.7 of 5 bubbles
Service
4.8 of 5 bubbles
Value
4.7 of 5 bubbles
Atmosphere
4.6 of 5 bubbles
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PRICE RANGE
R 199.00 – R 696.00
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Healthy
special diets, meals, features
Does this restaurant allow dogs or considered pet friendly?
About
Experience the authentic taste of Greece at Taverna Tsampala, a three-generation family-run restaurant that has been serving traditional Greek cuisine since 1952. Our restaurant offers a cozy and welcoming atmosphere where you can enjoy delicious mezedes and a variety of wines from boutique wineries from around Greece. Join us for an unforgettable dining experience and taste the flavors of Greece in every bite.
PRICE RANGE
R 199.00 – R 696.00
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Greek, Healthy
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
FEATURES
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Dog Friendly, Family style
Top 3 reasons to eat here
Sponsored by: Taverna Tsambala
1. Hidden Gem
"It’s off the main strip, opposite the fire station. Make sure you check it out!"
5.0 of 5 bubblessuerK3408JB
2. Family-run Restaurant
"Fantastic family run restaurant, with gorgeous food and very welcoming staff. "
5.0 of 5 bubblesemmalJ1538LL
3. Amazing Greek Food
"Fantastic place with some amazing Greek food. Definitely a place to visit "
5.0 of 5 bubblesFreedom50335192607
4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles285 reviews
Excellent
218
Very good
54
Average
10
Poor
2
Terrible
1
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

Stefan Carlin
Glasgow6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019 family
Tsambala is the best place to eat in Kos. When I first visited Kos, in October of 2018, Tsambala was recommended to me and it did not disappoint. The food was utterly amazing. I don’t think I have tasted food like it. The souvlaki, gyros, schnitzel was amazing. The staff are great and welcoming. The place was clean too. 10/10 for me.
Written 5 July 2020
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Geoffnewman
Wigan149 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 family
Very professional yet friendly staff, superb quality food and lovely atmosphere. We went as two adults with a 5-year-old, and decided on the “meat platter for two”, at €32, which was a huge platter with loads of meats, that would probably have served four. Fantastic range of flavours and textures, beautifully presented, with a genuine home-cooked feel. Definitely recommended.
Written 3 June 2024
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filibear
Thornton Cleveleys34 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021 none
Recently visited on our holiday for dinner. It was delicious. There was a limited menu as there was a power cut, but the food we had was delicious, real home made food in a traditional taverna. Its a little hidden gem.
Written 15 August 2021
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Nikki C
Telford139 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 couples
Sadly not so good. Very friendly people and the food was good. However they didn't bring our starter, just the mains arrived and when I asked the waiter he said 'one moment please' and then didn't come back! We asked for the bill which they didn't bring over for 15 minutes, they added the starter to our bill which I had to ask them to remove. then another 10 minutes to bring back our change. It's a shame as the food was great and the taverna is 5 muns away from our apartment but due to the several mistakes we won't be returning.
Written 14 June 2023
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Dimitris Tsampallas
Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback with us. We're glad to hear that you found our food delicious and our staff friendly. However, we sincerely apologize for the disappointing service you experienced during your visit. It's disheartening to learn about the issues with your starter and the delays in bringing the bill and change. We understand that these mistakes negatively impacted your overall experience, and we apologize for any inconvenience caused. We appreciate you bringing these matters to our attention as it helps us improve our service. Your comments will be shared with our team to ensure that we address these issues and prevent similar situations from occurring in the future. We genuinely value your patronage, and it's regrettable to hear that you won't be returning due to the service shortcomings. Should you reconsider in the future, we'd love the opportunity to make it up to you with a more seamless and enjoyable dining experience. Thank you again for your feedback, and we hope to have a chance to serve you better in the future. The family of Taverna Tsambala
Written 15 June 2023
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OrhanTuna
Izmir1866 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 couples
This is great family run taverna at Kos. So it is a "Mom in the kitchen" restaurant and it is one of the oldest restaurants at Kos (since 1952). They serve almost all authentic Greek tastes with wide varity of wines in the menu. I especially loved dakos salad and mousakka.
Written 27 March 2024
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tracy b
82 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 couples
My husband and I are vegetarian and decided to eat here as they have a good menu selection for vegetarian and vegan diners. I had the vegetable moussaka but it was not really hot and lacked flavour. My husband had the big beans and chips which he found nice enough but only comparable with the tinned big beans we buy at home. It seems to be popular but we would eat elsewhere if visiting the area again
Written 6 October 2023
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botchhols
Stoke-on-Trent182 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 couples
We walked past this restaurant every night, it looked lovely so we booked a table. The staff are extremely friendly and attentive. We ordered our meals and they all arrived in good time, hot and tasty. We ended up eating here another two times (make sure you book on the evenings they have live music). Recommended restaurant, we'll definitely go again next year. Thanks for 3 delightful evenings.
Written 23 September 2023
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Dimitris Tsampallas
Thank you for your heartwarming review of our restaurant. We're delighted that you decided to dine with us after passing by, and it's wonderful to hear about your experience. Our friendly and attentive staff always strive to provide excellent service. We're pleased that your meals were to your satisfaction and arrived promptly. Live music nights are indeed special, and we appreciate your recommendation to book on those evenings. We can't wait to welcome you back for more delightful evenings next year. Your kind words inspire us to keep delivering exceptional experiences. Warm regards, The family of Taverna Tsambala
Written 4 October 2023
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maisiewoo
102 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 couples
We hadn’t been to the Tsambala for a few years and decided to give it a go. So glad that we did. What a cracking meal, absolutely delicious and plentiful. We had the Grilled plate for two people, so much delicious food to choose from, we were absolutely stuffed. The house wine was excellent too. Great prices, we were really surprised and we will definitely be back next time. Highly recommend.
Written 18 June 2023
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Dimitris Tsampallas
Thank you so much for the highly recommended review! We're thrilled to hear that you decided to revisit Tsambala after a few years and had such a fantastic experience. It's wonderful to know that you thoroughly enjoyed the Grilled plate for two people, with its plentiful and delicious food that left you feeling satisfied. We're glad you also appreciated the quality of our house wine and were pleasantly surprised by our great prices. Your kind words mean a lot to us, and we're delighted to hear that we have earned your recommendation. We can't wait to welcome you back on your next visit. Thank you once again for choosing Tsambala, and we look forward to providing you with another cracking meal!
Written 30 June 2023
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CumbriaMandm
20 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2021 couples
We went to Tsambala several times and enjoyed every meal. A lovely relaxed atmosphere with excellent Greek food served by two lovely ladies with a gentle sense of humour. A mother and daughter team but I found that hard to believe. A very relaxed atmosphere and right opposite the Lambi Fire Station which entertained my wife. Not a noisy place though.
Written 28 October 2021
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joyorkshire
35 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 couples
We had two fantastic meals during our stay in Kos. The staff were extremely knowledgeable and friendly and the food was delicious. We were lucky enough to go when there was live music playing which made the atmosphere just perfect. Highly recommend the house white wine too. Don’t expect fast service , sit back and remember your in Greece and enjoy every second.
Written 28 June 2023
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Dimitris Tsampallas
Thank you for your wonderful review of Taverna Tsambala! We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our delicious home-cooked food and that our staff went above and beyond to please you. We appreciate your understanding, but we feel that we should apologize for any delay you may have experienced. We're grateful that you embraced the opportunity to sit back, relax, and enjoy every second of your dining experience. We're delighted that you had the chance to experience live music, which added to the perfect atmosphere. We also thank you for recommending our house white wine. Once again, we apologize for any delay and appreciate your understanding. We hope to have the pleasure of serving you again in the future.
Written 30 June 2023
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LGP58
Province of Alicante50 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2024 family
Me and my brother have dined in this restaurant on many occasions. The food is traditional Greek dishes and very reasonably priced and consistent. The staff are all pleasant and happy. A favourite night for us is a Thursday night when they have 2 musicians on playing Greek music...this is not too loud. They play every Thursday night but it is necessary to make a reservation. Try this restaurant and you will not be disappointed. We will be returning here in September for more delightful food. Lindsey and Rick
Written 12 July 2024
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Kathrin S
5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2021 family
We loved to eat tonight at Taverna Tsambala. Authentic and very delicious food, wonderful service, great place to sit and stay. We felt like eating at a friend's place. Very inviting and highly recommended!
Written 21 July 2021
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Sue R
33 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 friends
We were a group of 10 staying not far from this lovely restaurant. The food is gorgeous and the staff are friendly and could have a good laugh with us! We ate there twice, I enjoyed my food so did the rest of my friends. We booked for the Greek music evening. Really enjoyed the whole night. It’s off the main strip, opposite the fire station. Make sure you check it out!
Written 13 August 2023
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Dimitris Tsampallas
Dear Sue, Thank you for your enthusiastic review and for discovering our charming out-of-the-way gem! We're thrilled to hear that you and your friends had a fantastic experience with us. It's heartening to know that you found our food gorgeous and our staff friendly and engaging. We're delighted that you enjoyed your meals so much that you dined with us twice. Our Greek music evenings are indeed special, and we're glad to hear that our musicians, Vagias and George, did their best to make sure that you had a great time during their performance. We hope to welcome you back for more wonderful moments in the future. Warm regards, The family of Taverna Tsambala
Written 4 October 2023
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FamilyTraveller68
Bristol149 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 family
Quiet understated restaurant off the main drag. The head waiter was excellent and very sociable on both our visits. Service was a little slow to receive our first drink, but food superb. Great Valie! Worrth a visit!
Written 15 July 2023
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Dimitris Tsampallas
Dear guest, We greatly appreciate your glowing review of Taverna Tsambala! Our family-run restaurant offers a quieter, more authentic dining experience just off the main thoroughfare. We're delighted that the head waiter made your visits memorable with his excellent and sociable service, and we apologize for any initial delay in receiving your drinks. However, we're thrilled that the food exceeded your expectations. Your mention of "Great Value!" means a lot to us, and we're grateful for your recommendation. We look forward to hosting you again soon for another exceptional dining experience. Warm regards, The family of Taverna Tsambala
Written 4 October 2023
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Carolyn S
12 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2024 family
very reasonable priced and fantastic Greek dishes. The staff cannot do enough for you. try the meatballs or the Kleftico but to be honest every plate we had was great. Thursday night they have live Greek music which added to the experience.
Written 18 July 2024
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